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  • late in fashion: Epic Games loved distributed computing startup Hadean so much that he didn’t want to miss the opportunity to support it. pee He has more on how and why Epic managed to get a $30 million Series A investment.
  • From cute to blingLife insurance isn’t often an exciting topic, but Strava co-founder Mark Shaw thinks he’s found a way to “beat it” with Inclined, a company that lends against whole life insurance policies, Mary Ann Writes. The company is now streaming $15 million in Series A.
  • Shopping for healthcareHealth care is a complex network of doctors, labs, and payers that rarely seem to be connected. Kenyan startup Ponea Health is changing that by offering a healthcare market that brings everyone together, that I reports.

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The cryptocurrency market is flooded with perpetual, options-centralized (Binance, FTX) and decentralized ETH-based platforms (Dydx, Opyn and Perpetual Protocol). Nibiru is trying to build the first major decentralized multi-chain solution. Tribe Capital GP Arjun Sethi co-founded the company, and just raised $7.5 million in $100 million seed funding, Manly… masculine reports.

A cloud kitchen—also known as a ghost kitchen or communal kitchen—provides restaurateurs and food entrepreneurs with low-cost commercial kitchen space for food delivery and takeout. A Manila-based startup called CloudEats, which operates cloud kitchens across the Philippines and Vietnam, has raised $7 million Series A to accelerate the digitization of food services in Southeast Asia, Kate reports.

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8 investors discuss what lies ahead for reproductive health startups in a post-Road world

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Dominic Madhuri Davis polled eight investors about the role that venture capital might play in this new era where Americans no longer have the legal right to have an abortion.

Dobbs Supreme Court Decision Impacting More Than Health Care and Personal Privacy: Is Capital and Talent Fleeing From US States That Restrict Reproductive Rights? Will investors support more startups that expand access to healthcare?

Given the “fragile relationship between risk money and ethics,” Dominic Madhuri asked the group how they plan to exert influence – and how they would prefer entrepreneurs to deal with them:

  • Hessie Jones, Partner, MATR Ventures
  • Lisa Calhoun, Gary Pete and William Leonard, Valor Ventures
  • Mekka Tart, CEO, Startup Runway
  • Ed Zimmerman, Co-Founder, First Close Partners
  • Theodora Lau, founder of Unconventional Ventures
  • McKeever Conwell, founder of RareBreed Ventures

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